Applications are now available for the 2020 Winter Studio Tour on Bainbridge Island. The 2020 Winter Tour will be a virtual event throughout the month of December. Applications are due August 22 and can be completed online.
Artists do not need to live on Bainbridge or own a studio. The Studio Tour is a juried art show, and looks for professional work, designed and crafted by the artist, with original designs, and quality craftsmanship. Artwork should portray the “hand and spirit of the artist.”
With the new virtual format, the Tour is incorporating some exciting and creative online options. Tour Manager Dinah Satterwhite states: “We are very excited about this new format and have researched other similar events to see what looks good (or not) and have designed some of our own features.”
Some of the online features include an artist spotlight page, where each artist is featured with their art and link to websites, blogs, and other connections. There will be a news & events page with information about Tour artists and their exhibits, teaching gigs, new releases, and gallery shows. A featured artist “story” page will allow visitors a peek behind the curtain, with photos of artists in their studios working on their art, displaying raw materials and works in progress, and brief interviews. And a gallery page just for customers will spotlight where the artwork ends up – customer’s photos of the art in their homes, offices, modeling jewelry, cooking with pottery, etc. All-in-all, this means a great connection for visitors to the artists.
For application forms refer to the “For Artists” page on the Studio Tour website: www.bistudiotour.com. Applications can also be found at the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, or by contacting Tour Manager Dinah Satterwhite at 206-842-0504, or email@example.com.